PMC arranges 210 places for Ganpati Murti Visarjan in City
Pune Municipal Corporation has completed the arrangement Ganeshotsav festival every year and there are 210 arrangements made for Ganesh Murti Visarjan in the city. Basins and tanks have been provided in various areas including riversides. Ammonium bicarbonate powder is also available for immersion of Ganesh murtis at home.
About six lakh Ganesh murtis were worshipped in the city last year. Of these, more than five lakh murtis are of Plaster of Paris. Due to the dissolution of this plaster of Paris idols, water is polluted. Thus, Ammonium bicarbonate powder was started in the last year to immerse the murti in the house. Last year 101 Metric tons of Powder was purchased. About 39 thousand 457 people implemented this powder in their houses. This year, the same powder has been purchased. Nirmalya Kalash has been provided at the place of immersion. Last year, the municipal corporation and clean society collected six lakh kg of nirmalya and made fertilizer of it.